POEM: Teena Saulo describes her homesickness upon arriving in Canberra, Australia.
POEM: Luoyang Chen describes the clash between shouldering the responsibility of subverting stereotypes and honouring one’s own ways.
POEM: Jasmine Soukieh considers the importance of place at the end of a life.
POEM: Luoyang Chen grapples with the burden of expectation – both personal and societal – that a cross-cultural person carries.
POEM: Mirsad Ramic describes the fortifying power of honouring intermingling food histories.
POEM: Saša Basić contemplates the choices he’s made following paths to fulfill his dreams.
POEM: Jasmine Soukieh contemplates the telltale signs of the seasons in places where you need to be a local to tell the tale.
POEM: Saša Basić describes the tension and relief of exploring his cross-cultural experiences through poetry.
POEM: Frankey Chung portrays a part of the dialogue at play between his various cultural identities.
POEM: Shehzad Hathi recollects conversations had over chai.